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Definition of Withers

Withers

  1. The ridge between the shoulder bones of a horse, at the base of the neck. See Illust. of Horse.

Withers Quotations

The main thing is dancing, and before it withers away from my body, I will keep dancing till the last moment, the last drop.
Rudolf Nureyev

There is no royal road to anything, one thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.
Josiah Gilbert Holland

Age is not all decay; it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk.
George MacDonald

Every artist preserves deep within him a single source from which, throughout his lifetime, he draws what he is, and what he says. When the source dries up, the work withers and crumbles.
Albert Camus

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
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Withers Translations

withers in Italian is sfiorito
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